Dive Reports

James Eagan Layne – 28 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Four divers (Keith, Wayne, Craig and Christine) took the Tornado to the James Eagan Layne in Whitsand Bay.  The plan to tuck ourselves into the coast to avoid the worst of the 25 mph forecast NE winds worked. Unfortunately the wreck is not-quite as always as the bow seems to have twisted back on itself […]

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Eddystone – 27 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

We dived the reef around the Eddystone lighthouse, the vis was OK about 5 plus metres. The cloudy white in the water may be the kelp rotting.  It was very warm which may explain why there was no monsters walking about or indeed much else.  The inshore water was calm so tomorrow’s dive will be […]

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Rame Head – 24 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Seven divers went to Rame Head for a gentle drift dive. Lots of small critters seen in the gullies. I saw a thornback ray, a small free swimming Conger as well as prawns, squat lobsters and Cray. One diver found an intact ink pot and there were other unidentifiable finds from the spoil ground. Sunny […]

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Rosehill – 21 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

On another beautiful autumn day with barely a whisper of wind and a lovely clear sky, eight divers headed off in the Ribcraft to dive the wreck of the Rosehill in 32m.  Unfortunately the stunning surface conditions were not matched by those encountered underwater with relatively poor underwater visibility of 1-2m.  Still at least the […]

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Afric – 20 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

The Afric is one of the South West’s legendary wrecks and can be found on the bucket list of most UK technical divers .   Not only is it huge (12,000 tonnes & 168m long) but it was owned by the White Star Line (think Titanic) so has a definite glamour factor that is exacerbated by […]